Hunt Slonem is one of the most remarkable representatives of American neo-expressionism. His formation as an artist was mostly completed during his education at the prestigious Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. In 1973 he moved to Manhattan, where he currently works and lives. His first individual exhibition opened in 1977 and since then he organizes several shows a year all over the world; his works can be found in the collections of the most prominent world museums and galleries. Among art collectors who possess Hunt Slonem’s works are Hollywood stars such as Sharon Stone, Brooke Shields, Julianne Moore. A Manhattan resident, Slonem remains a lover of exotic life since the time of his childhood and youth. The Russian Museum exhibition will present the artworks from the major cycles: butterflies, birds, flowers, rabbits, performed in the stylistics that combines features of the pop-art and figurative expressionism.